Auditions – Independence Park Theatre

Theatre Camp for Kids – Newsies, Jr.


Ages 12 – 17

Optional Audition – Sunday, June 23, 2024 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Auditions to be held the first day of camp | June 24th
Three Week Session (M – F): June 24 – July 12
The performance is July 12, 2024, at 6:00 pm

If you’d like to sign up for the optional Sunday Auditions, please send an email to:
Please include the following:
– Your Child’s Name
– Your Child’s Age
– Best Contact Number to Reach You
– Preferred Time to Audition between 10:00 am – 12:00 pm on Sunday, June 23rd
Auditions times will be set by first to request their preferred time.

Audition Requirements:

Every camper must audition in ALL parts of the audition process!

There are three required parts to this audition process:

Monologue presentation

Song performance

Dance performance

Monologue Presentation

You may select from one of the monologues and one of the songs listed in the packet linked below. Feel free to bring one of your own monologue (poems, sonnets, verses, and nursery rhymes will not be acceptable for any audition), but you must select one of the songs provided in the packet. You will have 45-seconds to present you audition package. Please remember to slate (state your name, age, and the monologue title you selected), then begin with your monologue presentation and close with your song presentation. In that order, please.

It must be memorized. It must be memorized. It must be memorized.

Do not try to speed through it, just do the best you can! Please remember to add character to your audition, and make sure you are projecting.

Click Here to Access the Monologues

Song Performance

The song section for the audition has been selected for your audition. The selection will be from Newsies, Jr. and is called Carrying the Banner. Please familiarize yourself with he whole song but the vocal audition will only focus on the lyrics that are highlighted in yellow of the sheet music. This will be reviewed with our future cast prior to the start of auditions.

Click Here for the link to Carrying the Banner with Lyrics

Dance Performance

There will also be a dance portions for the audition. This portion will be taught during the first day of camp and then the dance audition will take place immediately after while it is still fresh on our future cast member’s memory. The song selection for the dance audition is the show is Seize the Day. You do not need to memorize this song but please listen to it a few times so that you are familiar with the music. The will help your confidence when learning the chorography and auditioning.

Click Here for the link to Seize the Day

We look forward to your auditions and BREAK A LEG! (It’s a theatre thing!)